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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 63, No. 1 (April 2017) pp. 47–57
Teachers who employ practices associated with positive behavior intervention and support (e.g., provide opportunities to respond, behavior specific praise, and pre-corrections) create superior learning environments. In a randomized-controlled trial, ...
Improving instruction of future teachers: A multimedia approach that supports implementation of evidence-based vocabulary practices
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 44, No. 1 (November 2014) pp. 35–43
Teacher education efforts must prepare future teachers to implement evidence-based practices that are effective for all students. A strand of practices necessary for reading competence is vocabulary instruction; however, teachers spend less time...
Computers & Education Vol. 75, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 44–52
Teacher educators play an influential role in the chain of improvement needed to address gaps in vocabulary knowledge and performance for some children. If created in careful accordance to design principles, multimedia can serve as a tool to improve ...
Improving Preservice Teachers' Knowledge and Application of Functional Behavioral Assessments Using Multimedia
Behavioral Disorders Vol. 41, No. 1 (2015) pp. 38–50
Functional behavioral assessment (FBA) is an empirically supported intervention associated with decreasing problem behavior and increasing appropriate behavior. To date, few studies have examined multimedia approaches to FBA training. This paper...
Using Content Acquisition Podcasts to Improve Teacher Candidate Knowledge of Curriculum-Based Measurement
Michael J. Kennedy; Dana Wagner; Joanna Stegall; Erica Lembke; Jeremy Miciak; Kat D. Alves; Tiara Brown; Melissa K. Driver; Shanna Eisner Hirsch
Exceptional Children Vol. 82, No. 3 (2016) pp. 303–320
Given the significant literature supporting the use of curriculum-based measurement (CBM) for data-based decision making, it is critical that teacher candidates learn about it prior to student teaching and entry into the field as full-time teachers. ...
Using Content Acquisition Podcasts to Increase Student Knowledge and to Reduce Perceived Cognitive Load
Michael J. Kennedy; Shanna Eisner Hirsch; Sarah E. Dillon; Lindsey Rabideaux; Kathryn D. Alves; Melissa K. Driver
Teaching of Psychology Vol. 43, No. 2 (2016) pp. 153–158
The use of multimedia-driven instruction in college courses is an emerging practice designed to increase students' knowledge. However, limited research has validated the effectiveness of using multimedia to teach students about functional behavioral ...